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Craig Wood

Craig Wood, of the Winged Foot Golf Club, Mamaroneck, N. Y., shared or held the lead after each of the last three rounds and won with 73-71-70-70-284, four over par, at the Colonial Club, fort Worth, Texas. Wood was in pain throughout the Championship because of a back injury and he wore a corset for support.

He considered withdrawing before the Open began. He won by three strokes over Denny Shute. Rain was so heavy and lightning so severe during the second round that twice play was stopped. The Colonial course was comparatively new, having been opened in 1936.


Starts - 19

Best Finish - Winner 1941

Rds - 68

Cuts Made - 14

Top 3 - 3

Top 5 - 4

Top 10 - 5

Top 25 - 8

Avg. - 75.28

Scores In 60s - 0

Rds Under Par - 5

Earnings - N/A